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Gastroenterol Hepatol. 1998 Mar;21(3):127-8.

[Hepatitis associated with treatment with lovastatin. Presentation of 2 cases].

[Article in Spanish]

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Servicio de Hepatología, Hospital Clínic i Provincial de Barcelona.

Abstract

Two women of 57 and 59 years of age, presented anicteric hepatitis at 9 months and 3 years, respectively, of the initiation of treatment with lovastatin (20 mg/day) for hypercholesterolemia. In both cases other causes of liver damage were excluded and the analytical alterations normalized within a few weeks following discontinuation of the medication.

PMID:
9607293
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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